FIESTA

 
Exercise 1:

  Fill the gaps with these prepositions: 
at,  for,  of,  to

  1.   Sheryl is brilliant ________  history but she's hopeless _______ geography.

  2.   Bill is tired ________  people complaining all the time.

  3.   Olivia is allergic ________ milk and shellfish.

  4.   Derek is partly responsible ________ the collapse of the company.

  5.   Most people are aware ________ the risks of smoking.

  6.   Victoria is married _________ a hugely successful football player.

  7.   Barcelona is famous, among other things,  _________ its outstanding architecture.

  8.   Polly is terrified ________ mice.

  ANSWERS


 
Exercise 2:

 
Fill the gaps with these prepositions:  at,  for,  of,  to

  1.   Ashley is extremely proud _______  her students' rapid progress.

  2.  Karl was very rude ________ the waiter.  He should be ashamed ________ himself!

  3.  Steve's not very good _______ remembering people's names.

  4.  Some newspapers are highly critical _______  the country's new prime minister.

  5.  They're not very fond _______ sci-fi movies.

  6.  The locals are opposed ________ the building of a new terminal at the airport.

  7.  Meditation is good ________ your health.

  8.  Roger is terrific  ________ tennis.


  
ANSWERS


  More exercises on Prepositions:

 
ADJECTIVE + PREPOSITION (1)
 
PREPOSITIONS - Love and Relationships
 
PREPOSITIONS - Cinema
 
PREPOSITIONS OF TIME
 
PREPOSITIONS: AT, IN, ON

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ADJECTIVE + PREPOSITION (2)
Fiesta ESL
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